Scout Notes

Debate over Chelsea and Leicester’s FPL assets after entertaining draw

What to do with Leicester City and Chelsea’s Fantasy assets is the subject of our latest Scout Notes article.

Whether it be existing owners or those FPL bosses looking to pounce ahead of some favourable fixtures, Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge left us with plenty of questions to mull over.

Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City

  • Goals: Mason Mount (£6.0m) | Wilfred Ndidi (£5.0m)
  • Assists: James Maddison (£7.0m)
  • Bonus: Ndidi, Mount – 3, Jonny Evans (£5.0m) – 1

As happened at Old Trafford on the opening weekend, Chelsea were involved in a match of two halves in Gameweek 2.

The Blues again came out of the blocks the fastest against Leicester on Sunday and achieved something they couldn’t do in Manchester, capitalising on their early dominance to take the lead through Mason Mount (£6.0m).

The familiar failings were again apparent after the break, however, with another goal conceded from a dead-ball situation – there were plenty of those in pre-season – and Chelsea’s high backline looking vulnerable to swift counter-attacks.

Owners of Teemu Pukki (£6.7m) et al would be particularly encouraged by the space afforded to the Foxes’ front three in the second half, with even the presence of N’Golo Kante (£5.0m) not enough to stem the Leicester tide after half-time.

Running out of steam after the interval is becoming a recurring theme, with Chelsea having dominated against Liverpool in the Super Cup before the break but allowing their admittedly excellent opponents to wrestle control of the game thereafter.

Whether it is fatigue kicking in after their aggressive, high-pressing starts or simply mental frailty is unclear but Frank Lampard was quick to highlight the effect of Wednesday night’s exertions in Turkey after full-time, saying:

I hate the tiredness excuse but I think it was a factor in the second half of the game. We’re good enough that if that is a factor we can take it out by being better on the ball, we turned it over too many times, we allowed them counter-attacks which means you run a lot.

We need better game management. When the game turns slightly against us then we need to be good enough to wrestle that back and move the ball better so that’s something for us to keep working on.

Reflecting on the game overall, Lampard said:

The first 25 minutes was how we want to play but the rest of the game wasn’t quite how we want to play.

Credit to Leicester for that, they put us under pressure and we weren’t good enough in possession after the first period. We gifted them possession back and gave them the feeling they were still in the game because we didn’t score that second goal.

In the second half, we left far too many spaces for them. They’re a very good team on the counter-attack, they have good attacking players who can really hurt you and that was the disappointing thing for me, the fact we couldn’t sustain the period in the early part of the game.

I don’t expect that 100-miles-an-hour energy for 90 minutes but I do expect that we keep possession of the ball better when we rest.

The match had started positively for Chelsea, who were in the same 4-2-3-1 shape they adopted at Manchester United last weekend.

Christian Pulisic (£7.5m) and Pedro (£7.5m) flanked Oliver Giroud (£7.0m) in attack as they had done in midweek, while Mason Mount (£6.0m) reprised the ‘number ten’ role he had taken up at Old Trafford – although drifted towards the left flank on occasion.

While there will undoubtedly be rotation in the weeks and months ahead, Mount is clearly a favourite of Lampard’s and seems to have the upper hand over Ross Barkley (£6.0m) in the hole, having started there in Gameweeks 1 and 2.

Barkley failed to even make it onto the pitch on Sunday and his Fantasy stock has fallen as quickly as it rose in pre-season following his eye-catching summer displays.

Mount dispossessed Wilfred Ndidi (£5.0m) on the edge of the Leicester box and scuffed an effort beyond Kasper Schmeichel (£5.0m) to put Chelsea 1-0 up after just six minutes and the chances continued to come for the young midfielder.

Schmeichel had twice thwarted Mount either side of the opening goal, with the 20-year-old prospect well-positioned in the Leicester box.

An ambitious free-kick that sailed into the crowd late on underlined the fact that Lampard wants Mount and the rest of his players to play without fear, while the ex-Derby loanee was also heavily involved in indirect dead-ball situations, taking three of Chelsea’s four corners.

Whether £6.0m is cheap enough to spend on a midfielder who may well face a benching or two in the weeks ahead is a question for Fantasy managers to decide, with Chelsea’s fixtures looking promising between now and Gameweek 12.

Lampard said of Mount after full-time:

The epitome of his talent was shown in his goal – great energy off the ball to close people down and then the quality to finish it. He could have scored two more goals in that opening period actually but we know he’s going to get better and better.

That was the first of some big moments for Mason and I’m delighted for him on that level but I know he’ll have wanted that to be part of a win.

Rotation is also a worry in the wide areas, with Willian (£7.0m) now back from injury – he emerged as a 71st-minute substitute on Sunday – and Callum Hudson-Odoi (£6.0m) set to return after the international break.

Pedro was again the pick of the Blues’ wingers this weekend, firing into the side-netting in the first minute and giving stand-in left-back Christian Fuchs (£4.5m) an uneasy opening quarter of the game as Chelsea swarmed over their visitors.

The promising start and underlying stats amounted to nothing in FPL terms, though, and both Pulisic and Pedro faded as the game wore on.

The same could be said for Giroud, who was hugely impressive in the first half as his hold-up play carved out excellent opportunities for Pedro, Mount and Kante in the opening 25 minutes.

Be it Giroud’s link-up play or Tammy Abraham‘s (£7.0m) off-the-ball runs, the recurring theme among Lampard’s strikers seems to be that they are more likely to create space and opportunities for their teammates as they are score themselves – something that FPL managers will likely baulk at given the sub-£7.0m options who are more traditional goal-getters.

Emerson Palmieri (£5.5m) again caught the eye from an attacking perspective and looks the pick of Chelsea’s defenders, with Cesar Azpilicueta (£6.0m) struggling at right-back.

Whether Fantasy managers would be willing to spend a considerable amount of money on Emerson given Chelsea’s current aversion to clean sheets, however, is another question.

Having struggled to create many chances of note against Wolves in Gameweek 1, Leicester’s attacking assets were again anonymous in the opening 45 minutes of Sunday’s match.

The Foxes had only one shot in the first half and the closest they came to an equaliser was when Jamie Vardy (£9.0m) almost caught Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.5m) dallying on the ball after half an hour.

That all changed after the interval, with Leicester much the better side and quicker on the break – if not quite clinical.

The stats will show that Vardy had only one shot on goal and blanked for the fourth Premier League game in a row but there were multiple instances of the premium Leicester forward being only a pass away from a gilt-edged chance, only for his teammates to fail to find him.

James Maddison (£7.0m) was perhaps the worst culprit, either hanging onto the ball or delaying a pass until Vardy was offside, but Ayoze Perez (£6.5m) and Youri Tielemans (£6.5m) also failed to feed their centre-forward when he had peeled off the Chelsea stoppers.

Vardy’s one chance was a good one, too, as he flashed an effort across Kepa’s goal and narrowly past the toes of an onrushing Perez on 77 minutes.

With other FPL strikers in fine form and facing appealing fixtures in Gameweek 3, Vardy’s owners may well think about ditching him – indeed, over 100,000 FPL bosses have lost faith since the opening weekend.

The second half of the Chelsea match ought to provide some reassurance, however, even if Sheffield United’s impressive defence may not be as charitable as Chelsea’s next Saturday.

If Maddison was at time selfish on the ball to Vardy’s cost, he was still the driving force behind a lot of Leicester’s attacks.

A couple of teasing deliveries flashed through the Chelsea backline before Ndidi got onto the end of Maddison’s 66th-minute corner to bring the scores level, while the England midfielder himself had two presentable opportunities to score: first being crowded out when rounding Kepa and then blazing over a glorious chance from just outside the six-yard box on 72 minutes.

Rodgers said of his playmaker:

He was outstanding today, so clever, working in the spaces and he is such a good player. He played very well.

While Maddison and Vardy offered some encouragement to their owners, Perez was less effective.

Playing on the right of Leicester’s front three, Perez had, like Vardy, a couple of nearly-moments but looked like he was running out of steam midway through the second half, perhaps – as Rodgers suggested last weekend – because of his pre-season being disrupted by injury.

It may simply take another week or two for Perez to bed in and get up to full speed but there will be understandable twitchiness among his owners, with some trickier tests ahead in Gameweeks 4 to 8.

We weren’t overly impressed with Leicester’s defence in Gameweek 1 despite the clean sheet and indeed highlighted a couple of nervy moments that stemmed from Rodgers’ troops trying to play out from the back in our Scout Notes from the Wolves game.

Those failings were again exposed on Sunday, with Chelsea ripping the Foxes to shreds early on and Mount’s goal coming from a Ndidi mistake on the edge of his own box.

Rodgers took blame for that goal, saying:

I assume responsibility, I always ask my players to play, to show confidence and to play like a top player.

He has just had a wee heavy touch, but I’d rather take that – it’s not even a risk for me, it’s an opportunity when you build the game, because you see throughout the game, after that, the number of times from build-up play that we were able to get out and play through.

Sometimes that will happen, and unfortunately for Wilf, it did, but I’m so pleased that he scored the header because he is such a great player for us and he deserved to get the goal.

Ben Chilwell (£5.5m) missed out through injury but the problem doesn’t appear to be too serious, with Rodgers saying:

Should be fine for next week. He had a hip problem and we tried to give him right until the last minute but unfortunately, he didn’t make it. He should be ok for next weekend.

Members’ Analysis

Chelsea XI (4-3-3) Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Zouma, Emerson; Jorginho (Kovacic 70′), Kante, Mount; Pedro, Giroud (Abraham 61′), Pulisic (Willian 70′).

Leicester City XI (4-3-3): Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Fuchs; Choudhury (Praet 73′), Ndidi, Tielemans; Perez (Albrighton 79′), Maddison, Vardy.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

877 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Kalou
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Robbo+Perez -> Lund+Son
    A.yes
    B.no

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Wait on Son

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Maybe on Friday if you know Son starts.

      1. Kalou
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        If Lund goes up before I can't do it.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Can just do Robbo to Lund and see where you can spend 3m.

          1. Kalou
            • 4 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Ok thanks Tm
            Gives me midfield of kdb,Salah,sterling(son)dendonker

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              1 year, 5 months ago

              Might need to watch Perez if falling in price.

              1. Kalou
                • 4 Years
                1 year, 5 months ago

                True,thanks again.

        2. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Well hes going up tonight for sure

    3. Hog Roast Junkie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Lund and KDB to give you a few weeks to assess Son game time / form

      1. clodhopper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        This

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      KdB better than Son. But I'm looking at getting both.

  2. Hazardous1983
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Sacrifice.lloris or robbo for.kdb

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Lloris. The keeper always goes over a wingback

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Pope much better value than Lloris.

  3. Hazardous1983
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    What to do

    Lloris (button)
    Taa robbo.digne dunk (lundstrom)
    Salah perez fraser sterling (dendonker)
    Wilson jota

    1. Hazardous1983
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      2 ft

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Any cash for Wilson and Fraser to Pukki and KDB? That's what I did for a hit

        1. Hazardous1983
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Is pukki bandwagon the real deal though he has chelsea n city nex 3

          1. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Or "Pukki is a great shout with chelsea and west ham defence up next"...

  4. Reckoner.
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    A)
    Heaton
    VVD | Coleman | Zinchenko | Wan-Bissaka
    Salah | Sterling | Son | Martial
    Pukki | Jota

    Dendonker, Lundstram, Greenwood

    Or

    B)
    Heaton
    VVD | Coleman | Zinchenko | Montoya
    Salah | Sterling | Martial
    Kane | Pukki | Jota

    Cantwell, Dendonker, Lundstram

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      You should have another 0.5m with A?

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 5 months ago

      If you are on WC, first change Pope for Heaton unless you have both. Villa defence not going to do Heaton any favours this season.

      KDB for Son every day of the week in your first option. Wait on Martial and AWB until tonights match is done.

  5. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Did not think when the season started this would be a headache but play

    A. Lundstram
    B. Perez

    1. Jenks
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Perez, I personally think Leicester will overcome Sheff Utd despite the form of both sides.

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      The attacker

      1. potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Is that Perez or Lundy though?
        Hard to tell given boths respective games this week.

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          I was waiting for this 😛

    3. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Thanks well at least I didn't bench Lund this week.
      I need to check Perez stats. Probably play him GW3 and GW4 and gone then on fixture swing.

  6. yakirh
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    I think there is a bug in FPL website
    Digne is not flagged, only when I click on him the 75% warning is shown (in the info popup)

    Anyone else experiencing the same?

    1. Fantasy Gold
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Yep

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Showing as flagged in my browser.

      1. yakirh
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        And in your mobile browser?

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Yep, in safari mobile

    3. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Flagged for me

    4. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      I noticed his before the season started if it's still going on it's a joke.
      On the transfer page it shows the flag and in the list view but not the pitch view.
      Yeah still happening best advice it to check the list view for now that way you won't miss flags.

  7. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Quick poll, as I’m seeing a lot of Mané love and don’t know if it’s just to keep Liverpool attacking “cover”.

    a. Mané
    or
    b. Kane

    1. Shuko
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Probably just to get points in this game. Mane will get points.

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        You prefer Mané over Kane longer term?

        1. Shuko
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Yes, if the matches keep on going like the last couple (Mane more of a striker and Salah wing/amf), I will probably switch Salah to Mane.

    2. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Yep probably. That or doubling up after getting rid of double defense.
      B if you have salah

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Sorry, but why will Kane outscore Mané only if I have Salah? Do you mean from a risk perspective?

        1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Risk.
          I assumed Kane could mean you don't have pool attacking cover which I think is unwise.

          1. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Yep, that would be the case. Just weighing it up. Thanks!

  8. Kim Jong Kün
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Ayoze + Vardy
    to
    Mane + Pukki
    ?
    Lol just realized I can do that for -4.

  9. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    How did Barkley s fortunes turn around so quickly..... Seemed a solid pick pre season

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      I fell for it. Assumed he'd at least get some starts jnder his belt...

      Mount shined, presses well and Lampard obviously has his favourites.

    2. Belsunz
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Barkley is one of the ultimate FPL trolls

  10. FALSE PROFIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Tried to compare Mount with Lanzini touch heatmap.
    Shows an empty field?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Do you run an Adblocker? Need to turn off for FFS members area.

      1. FALSE PROFIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        That is news. I do but have no clue how to switch off

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Whilst in the members area, click the adblocker and turn it off (make exception).

        2. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Add ffs to your whitelist

          1. FALSE PROFIT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            whitelist?

      2. Bolivian Seaman
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        🙂

  11. Dele
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    If Martial scores tonight...

    Martial or Son for next week?

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Is Son really going to start.
      Come in as sub a would expect

    2. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Unless dropped Martial a season keeper. A 7.5 mid playing striker for a top 6 side? Why even consider dropping him?

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Depends how he looks tonight. It's an audition for him. If he's good I'll take him.

  12. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Mahrez back in the first 11 now? Bernardo didn't look so sharp at the weekend.

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Pep.

    2. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      You're joking of course. Bilva had a decent game like he always does.

  13. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Wilson Moura Robertson > Kane Mount AWB -4?

    Ederson
    VVD Digne AWB Montoya
    Salah Sterling Perez Mount
    Kane King
    Button Dendonker Lundstram Greenwood

  14. Hazardous1983
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Is Lloris fraser and wilson out for.kdb pope and barnes/pukki worth a -4 hit

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Have to haves:
      KDB one of Mane/Salah/Sterling.
      For balance, Kane up front.

      1. Hazardous1983
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Would have kdb sterling and salah... no kane.. jota pukko/,barnes as striker

        1. FALSE PROFIT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Not a reason for a permanent deal but Kane vs Newcastle is unresistable.

          1. Hazardous1983
            • 10 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            No way to fit.him in

    2. Hog Roast Junkie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Definitely

    3. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Sure

  15. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    I have no players playing in tonights game so if they can put out all the reserves that would be great

    1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Nooooo lundstram benchers!

  16. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Currently on 146pts

    Pope
    Trent Robbo Digne Montoya/ Rico
    Salah Sterling McGinn Perez Dendo
    Pukki Kane C Greenwood

    1 trensfer.. Tempted to stick this week, considered Cantwell + Jota for Greenwood + Perez? -4 but not sure it’s worth it.. maybe if Jota looks good tonight i will consider the move

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Salah and Sterling 24.6
      Mane and KDB 21.
      I have gone for the latter and it opens up my side.
      I have Kane for balance

      1. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        No prefer Salah sterling

    2. Hazardous1983
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      U on 146 u sure

      1. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        92 54

  17. JustPark
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Just watched SOU vs LIV highlights.
    Double up on Pool defence doesn't seem like a good idea now.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      They were fine apart from a keeper who sustained a knackered ankle just a few hours prior. It gets a week's rest, as do the whole squad. They'll be fine.

      1. RichardNixon
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Southampton apparently had fourteen shots. Liverpool only conceded that many once last year..... haven't checked this but the pundits were talking about this

        They should have scored at least another one or two (as well as Adrian's howler)

        1. KGFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          I watched the match and it really seemed like the case. Any other better-attacking team would have scored at least a goal more.

      2. JustPark
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Southampton had a few big chances. Vulnerable from the corners and crosses. Nearly conceded another one after the mistake.
        I'm not convinced.

  18. Penguin
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Will lampard continue to play mount or will he rotate him with Barkley??

    1. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Well in my opinion there will be some rotation, but maybe Mount is more of a first choice? He played 2x 90 minutes so far and when he was with Barkley on the pitch in the same time, Barkley was playing on the left and Mount in the middle which would suggest maybe that he is the first choice in the offensive midfielder position... What do you think?

  19. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    ⚽ Team News 📰
    WOL: Rui Patrício, Willy Boly, Conor Coady, Ryan Bennett, Matt Doherty, Jonny, João Moutinho, Rúben Neves, Leander Dendoncker, Raúl Jiménez, Diogo Jota
    Subs: John Ruddy, Rúben Vinagre, Morgan Gibbs-White, Romain Saïss, Pedro Neto, Patrick Cutrone, Adama Traoré

    MUN: David de Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelöf, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Jesse Lingard, Daniel James, Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba, Scott McTominay, Anthony Martial
    Subs: Sergio Romero, Axel Tuanzebe, Ashley Young, Nemanja Matic, Andreas Pereira, Juan Mata, Mason Greenwood

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      1-1 please

      1. Yank Revolution
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Sorry Salty, but I need AWB cleanie and some BAPS!

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Save them for Palace.. I’ll own him then!

    2. Bolivian Seaman
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      expected lineups, and pogba still playing deep

    3. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      On Daniel James watch here!

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Completely as predicted then.

      Will be an interesting game.

    5. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Thanks Sim.

      It's good to see Tuanzebe is 3rd choice CB over Jones and Smalling.

    6. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      good good. Two full-strength lineups

    7. RichardNixon
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      James is another 6m option. Good to see him starting

    8. 1zverGGadeM
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Neves checked
      Dendoncker checked
      Jota checked

      Let's go Wolves - 3 nil
      Doncker goal
      Jota brace with 2 assists from Ruben!

    9. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      1-0(Lindelof).

    10. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Jota hattrick and some assists please!

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 5 months ago

        The more I look at the Wolves team the more I think they will be a force to be reckoned with this season.

  20. Hazardous1983
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 5 months ago

    Pukki or barnes

    1. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Pukki

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      Pukkster

      1. Hazardous1983
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Is he tht good though

        1. Yank Revolution
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Guess we're going to see...30 goals in Championship, 4 goals in 2 games in Prem is a great start and nice resume

        2. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Stats say yes. He also scored the most goals in the championship last season. I'd say he's a very good, very safe choice. Just regret not having him to start the season.

          1. AndyCook
              1 year, 5 months ago

              Didn’t do it at Celtic

              1. Celt Abroad
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 year, 5 months ago

                He’s playing in an easier league now.

      2. Effe
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Pukki

    3. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 5 months ago

      How nailed is Ceballos? I’m seeing a lot of love for him on here and considering downgrading Perez for him. Question is with Ozil lurking will that affect his place in the team?

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        He’s not but there’s a chance he may be.

      2. Riders of Yohan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Thought he was excellent but personally emery tinkers too much

        1. Danstoke82
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          You guys think he’s worth bringing in for Perez?

          1. Riders of Yohan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Hmm prefer other options in that bracket.

            1. Danstoke82
              • 6 Years
              1 year, 5 months ago

              Like?

          2. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            I would. Best 5.5m I’ve seen so far.

      3. FALSE PROFIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        No IMO

      4. AndyCook
          1 year, 5 months ago

          I don’t think he is nailed unfortunately at this stage

      5. Riders of Yohan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Was close to transferring Pukki in last week and regretted it.

        Will Son be that person this week?

      6. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Doherty one to watch tonight, think he’s been off the radar so far..

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Sorry but he's a complete non-factor fantasy wise at 6.0m. Can get Walker at that price...

        2. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Pricing him at 6.0 sunk that boat

      7. potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Martial though the middle again?

        1. Riders of Yohan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          You’d expect so

        2. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Seems like it

      8. FPL ElasticO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        I have 5.4 for defender need some best options to rotate with Lundstram....any suggestions guys....

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Otamendi

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            No. No. Ota only played coz stones is injured. Pep says stones back in 10 days or so

            1. Twisted Saltergater
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 year, 5 months ago

              Did he say that today? Have been waiting on news. Still might go with Otamendi for the next 2 games.

                1. Twisted Saltergater
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 year, 5 months ago

                  Thanks chap

        2. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Just go down to Soyuncu and use the money elsewhere. I don't like anyone at that price. Maybe KWP but I prefer Soy honestly.

          1. FPL ElasticO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Thanks for the options yeh I forgot about the Leicester defence they have nice fixtures

      9. hawkeyorigin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Barkley to Mount (or someone else) for -4?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Should be using that slot to upgrade to Son or KdB if you don't have either.

      10. Jimmy Boy
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Shaw starts, Lundstram's 14-pointer remains on my bench forever :'(

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          First on my bench too

      11. Riders of Yohan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Is Pukki just a bandwagon? Looks seriously sharp and getting lots of chances from highlights.

        Would you do the following:

        TAA + king —> AWB + pukki

        1. Danstoke82
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Think he will be this years Jimenez. Nailed as Norwich’s main striker and already proved he’s gonna score goals in the Prem. Ive just got him in before his £ sky rockets.

          1. Riders of Yohan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            I agree, might be imminent

        2. Jafoole_88
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Watch the 2 mins techno music-reel on YouTube. It will make the decision on Pukki conclusive

          1. Riders of Yohan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Hahaa, unfortunately no techno through MOTD

        3. potatoace
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Looked good to me.
          Going to justify his price easily at least

        4. Shuko
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          He could fizzle out or not, but he has at least the same chance to get points than other ~6.5ers.

          1. Riders of Yohan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Definitely looking more promising than King

            1. Shuko
              • 6 Years
              1 year, 5 months ago

              Yes, I would say so.

        5. Hog Roast Junkie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          Possibly but not for a hit

          1. Riders of Yohan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            It wouldn’t be

      12. Danstoke82
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 5 months ago

        Seriously pondering these moves to get KDB in;

        Fraser + Perez + KWP > KDB + Ceballos + Lundstram total of -8.

        Have to get rid of Fraser and Perez. KWP collateral damage for Lundstram. Plan is to keep KDB in as a seasons keeper bar injury.

        Yay or Nay?

        1. AndyCook
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Depends if you play Lundstram every week

            1. Danstoke82
              • 6 Years
              1 year, 5 months ago

              Thinking about it. Bloke seems nailed.

        2. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 5 months ago

          What do you think about Ricardo Perreira? Playing very advanced and Leicester seem to be quite good defesively. Also doing very well BPS-wise.

          1. Danstoke82
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Pending on their fixtures I think he’s a great shout. Very attacking player. I’d get him if I could afford him

          2. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 year, 5 months ago

            Soyuncu for 1.5m less seems way better.

            1. Sgt Frank Drebin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 year, 5 months ago

              But check that Pereira's heatmap... I just can't stop thinking about him

          3. FOO FIGHTER
            • 1 Year
            1 year, 5 months ago

            I have Pereiara and so far so good. He is nailed. 8 assists last season. He might improve on that this season.